Howard Marks

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As Founder and Chief Scientist at DeepStorage, LLC Howard Marks provides the kind of practical, hands-on analysis that can only come from spending 30 years in the trenches.. As a consultant he helped organizations large and small including America Express, JP Morgan, Borden Foods, BBDO Worldwide and Foxwoods Resort Casino solve real world storage and network problems.

Now at DeepStorage he runs an independent test lab evaluating the latest in storage and data center networking products in beautiful Santa Fe MN and writing about them for multiple websites including An entertaining and energetic speaker Howard speaks regularly at industry events including Storage Decisions, Interop, SNW and Microsoft’s TechEd. He has written three books and hundreds of articles on networking and storage technologies.

Links with Tag @DeepStorageNet

  1. EP27 – VAST Data – a Revolutionary Storage Platform for the Next Decade – With Howard Marks
  2. 76: GreyBeards talk backup content, GDPR and cyber security with Jim McGann, VP Mkt & Bus. Dev., Index Engines
  3. 71: GreyBeards talk DP appliances with Sharad Rastogi, Sr. VP & Ranga Rajagopalan, Sr. Dir., Dell EMC DPD
  4. 72: GreyBeards talk Computational Storage with Scott Shadley, VP Marketing NGD Systems
  5. 73: GreyBeards talk HCI with Gabriel Chapman, Sr. Mgr. Cloud Infrastructure NetApp
  6. 75: GreyBeards talk persistent memory IO with Andy Grimes, Principal Technologist, NetApp
  7. Tech Stand Up Episode 9 – SFD17 – Initial thoughts NGD Systems Podcast
  8. 54: GreyBeards talk scale-out secondary storage with Jonathan Howard, Dir. Tech. Alliances at Commvault
  9. StorMagic’s SvSAN – Targeting HCI’s ROBO Sweet Spot
  10. Visiting Intel with SFD 12
  11. Why Primary Deduplication Is A Different Animal From Backup Dedupe
  12. GreyBeards talk Copy Data Management with Ash Ashutosh, CEO Actifio
  13. 33: GreyBeards talk HPC storage with Frederic Van Haren, founder HighFens & formerly Sr. Director of HPC at Nuance
  14. PB are the new TB, GreyBeards talk with Brian Carmody, CTO Inifinidat
  15. I Miss the Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer or Speaking at The Flash Memory Summit and VMworld
  16. VMware Endorses StorMagic for ROBO Server SAN
  17. What I’m Doing Instead of A Summer Vacation
  18. Gridbusters Made Me a YouTube Star
  19. Greybeards talk all-flash arrays with Dave Wright, CEO and founder of SolidFire
  20. Separating Storage Startups From Upstarts
  21. Throw More Storage At It
  22. Scale-Out Storage For Hyper-V
  23. Overland Storage SnapScale Scales Out But Falls Short
  24. I Guess I am A Big Shot – Storage Field Day Edition
  25. Coho Applies SDN To Scale-Out Storage
  26. Starboard Storage Shuts Down
  27. A Bad Combo: PernixData’s FVP and VSAN
  28. RAM Caching Vs. SSDs: A Startup’s Gamble
  29. Fusion-io Leaders Step Down in Executive-Suite Turmoil
  30. Fusion-io Buys Hybrid Startup NexGen
  31. It’s A Solid-State Symposium
  32. In IT, Everything Old Is New Again
  33. VC Money—Who Needs It?
  34. Starting a New Chapter
  35. Storage QoS: The Next Frontier?
  36. Hyperconverged Stacks from SimpliVity and Scale
  37. The Hyperconverged Infrastructure